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Insect Sting (Definition)

A insect sting results in an injection by a specifically designed structure of an organism and usually contains chemicals that can cause all sorts of responses, some toxic. Whereas a bite can also contain chemicals which cause all sorts of reactions but comes from the mouth parts which may be fangs or other teeth or large mandible components or simply be part of the ...Read more


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Treating Insect Bites (Checklist)

Apply ice to bites
Once
Use topical corticosteroid cream on itchy bites
Daily
Seek medical attention if symptoms of shock develop
Once
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I have a redness on my arm that is itchy &hot& turned abit hard. I thought its from some insect bite but now that is hard im worried. Wat should i do?

I have a redness on my arm that is itchy &hot& turned abit hard.
I thought its from some insect bite but now that is hard im worried.
Wat should i do?

Evaluation: Because of the persistence of this lesion and now it's getting hard I would highly recommend that you see skin doctor to evaluate it. He could be something as simple as the plugged sebaceous cyst to a foreign body or even and embedded parasite. A proper evaluation and possible biopsy needs to be done ...Read more

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Treating Bee Stings (Checklist)

Apply a cold pack to the sting
10 min, Once for 1 Days
Take an antihistamine
Once
If you can't breathe, your throat is tight, you have hives, go to ER
Once
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Symptoms: red, slightly swollen 1-2inch area on arm, noticably warm to touch, very itchy, Spreads only when itched. What could it be?

Symptoms: red, slightly swollen 1-2inch area on arm, noticably warm to touch, very itchy,  Spreads only when itched. What could it be?

Dermatitis: Sounds like some inflammatory dermatitis you have. Try a steroid cream to start and get into the Dr. for an evaluation. best wishes. ...Read more

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Feels like double pulled groin , swollen , tender , warm , itchy , some bumps w/ redness , fever , body aches body chills after shaving pubic region?

Feels like double pulled groin , swollen , tender , warm , itchy , some bumps w/ redness , fever , body aches body chills after shaving pubic region?

Infection: It sounds like you developed an infection from shaving. If you're having chills you need to be seen by a doctor. The infection may have spread to your blood. Do not delay seeking medical help. ...Read more

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Treating Jock Itch (Checklist)

Treat affected areas with a topical antifungal cream
Once
See a dermatologist for resistant or widespread cases
Once
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What can cause a itchy red warm swollen spot on my arm?

What can cause a itchy red warm swollen spot on my arm?

Bug bite: Most such localized spots would be the result of some bug deciding to bit you & you body deciding it didn't appreciate the attention. ...Read more

Tactile (Definition)

Pleural fremitus is a palpable vibration of the wall of the thorax caused by friction between the parietal and visceral pleura of the lungs. See pleural friction rub for the auditory ...Read more


Severe Itching (Definition)

Severe itching is a symptom in which a person has extreme itching on part or all of his body. Itching can be due to allergic reactions, drug side ...Read more


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